Evident • Evidently
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Evidence; Evidently
Evidence; Evidently In Jer. 32:10–16, 44, the AV uses “evidence” for Heb. sēp̱er (“a writing”) in the obsolete sense of a deed of purchase (cf. RSV, NEB). In Acts 10:3 the AV uses “evidently” in another obsolete sense to translate Gk. phaneró̄s (“openly,” “clearly,” “manifestly”; cf. RSV; NEB, “clearly”).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
EVIDENCE1. The Heb. word sēpher means “writing” “letter,” or “book.” In Jer 32:10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 44 the prophet records the legal transaction involved in the purchase of a piece of property. Repeatedly he refers to the title deed or bill of sale which was drawn up, witnessed, and sealed in confirmation
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
EVIDENCE. The rendering in the KJV (Jer. 32:10–16) of Heb. sēper, “book,” as it is usually rendered in the KJV, or “writing,” hence a document of title, i.e., a deed (so NASB and NIV); and of Gk. elegchos, “proof,” cf. Heb. 11:1, “evidence,” KJV; “conviction,” marg., “evidence,” NASB.
Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics
Evidence for God
God, Evidence for. The best known arguments for God’s existence are the cosmological argument, the teleological argument, the moral argument, and the ontological argument. Respectively, these are the arguments from creation (Gk., cosmos, “universe, world”), design (Gk., telos, “end, purpose”), and the
God, Objections to Proofs for
God, Objections to Proofs for. Most of the traditional objections to arguments for God’s existence developed out of issues first posed by David Hume and Immanuel Kant. Some of these are treated more fully under the specific apologetic framework to which they are related, such as the moral argument, the
Self-Evident Truths
Self-Evident Truths. As applied to propositions, self-evident means that once the terms are known the truth of the proposition is evident in itself, needing no elucidation or confirmation from anything outside it. For example, “All wives are married women” is self-evident, since the terms wives and married
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EVIDENCE; EVIDENT; EVIDENTLY<ev’-i-dens>, <ev’-i-dent-li> [סֵפֶר‎, cepher]; [ἔλεγχος, elegchos], [φανερω̂ς, phaneros]): In Jeremiah 32:10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 44, cepher, “a writing,” is translated (the King James Version) “evidence” (of the purchase of the field in Anathoth), the Revised
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Evidence, Evident, Evidently
EVIDENCE, evʹi-dens, EVIDENT, EVIDENTLY, evʹi-dent-li (סֵפֶר‎, ṣēpher; ἕλεγχος, élegchos, Φανερῶς, phanerō̇s): In Jer 32:10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 44, ṣēpher, “a writing,” is trd (AV) “evidence” (of the purchase of the field in Anathoth), RV “deed”; “evidence” is also the tr of elegchos, “conviction,”
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
EVIDENCE [עַדʿadh; μαρτύριον martyrion, μάρτυς martys]. Evidence is almost always interpreted in relationship to the validity of the witness. The Hebrew root ʿadh primarily means “perpetuity,” or passing on through time. Evidence is expected to promote a deeply felt conviction that something is either